Sergeant Gordon Clyde LLOYD

Service No: 412984
Born: Rockdale NSW, 21 October 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 15 August 1941
Unit: No. 1 Operational Training Unit, Bairnsdale VIC
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 1 Operational Training Unit Beaufort aircraft A9-155), Bairnsdale, 1 February 1943, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Bairnsdale War Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Henry Gordon Glanville Lloyd and Annie Elizabeth Lloyd, husband of Edna Grace Lloyd, of Hurstville, New South Wales.
Roll of Honour: Hurstville NSW
Remembered: Panel 112, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Hurstville War Memorial, Hurstville NSW

On 1 February 1943, Beaufort A9-155 crashed after take-off at Bairnsdale. The cause of the crash is recorded as obscure.

The crew members of A9-155 were:

Sergeant Reuben Henry Bates-Brownsword (416241) (Observer)
Sergeant Gordon Clyde Lloyd (412984) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Thomas Henry Straker (412041) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant William Holden White (406892) (Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9845, 246
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line